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November 22, 2015, 11:50 AM

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New York Times:
LivingSocial's growth-at-all-costs strategy serves as a lesson for today's unicorns as the firm struggles to retain staff and pivots away from daily deals  —  LivingSocial, Once a Unicorn, Is Losing Its Magic  —  WASHINGTON — The first thing you see when walking into the headquarters …
Klint Finley / Wired:
Comcast says Stream TV, its IP cable service, doesn't count against data caps because it isn't offered over the Internet, but over its cable television network  —  Comcast May Have Found a Major Net Neutrality Loophole  —  Comcast may have found a major loophole in the Federal Communication …
Dan Goodin / Ars Technica:
TrueCrypt is safer than previously reported, detailed analysis concludes  —  Fraunhofer Institute gives clean bill of health to crypto tool used by millions.  —  The TrueCrypt whole-disk encryption tool used by millions of privacy and security enthusiasts is safer than some studies have suggested …
Andrew Hoyle / CNET:
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium review: 4K resolution display is indiscernible over other high end phones, not worth high price  —  Sony Xperia Z5 Premium review: Astonishing resolution results in an astonishing price  —  Sony's Xperia Z5 premium is the flagship phone Sony has owed us for a long time.
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Amazon Studios Launches Amazon Storywriter, Free Cloud Software For Screenwriters  —  In an effort to expand its original video content, including movies and TV series, Amazon announced this morning the launch of a free, cloud-based screenwriting software program called Amazon Storywriter.
Kurt Wagner / Re/code:
Mark Zuckerberg Will Take Two Months Off When His New Baby Arrives  —  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is about to become a father, and he's decided to take two months of parental leave when the new baby arrives, he shared on his Facebook page Friday.  —  Facebook offers its employees …
Kim Zetter / Wired:
ISIS' OPSEC manual reveals how it handles cybersecurity, from Tor and Tails to BlackPhone  —  ISIS' OPSEC Manual Reveals How It Handles Cybersecurity  —  In the wake of the Paris attacks, US government officials have been vocal in their condemnation of encryption, suggesting that US companies …

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